Delhi elections 2020: Why fate of AAP, BJP hinges on Congress performance
Friday, 10 January 2020 The fate of both ruling AAP and main opposition BJP in Delhi hinges on the performance of Congress and Mayawati-led Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in the February 8 Delhi assembly election, counting for which would take place on February 11.
The Chief Minister of Jharkhand, Hemant Soren commented on the next generation electricity power reforms and said that it's is a conspiracy to unsteady the non - Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) states. He also asserted that these kind of reforms will going to damage the country's federal system. While reacting on proposed Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2020, CM Soren said, "Central government's electricity power reforms is seems like a conspiracy to unsteady the non -BJP states, we have to observe these reforms in details, is these reforms damaging the federal system of our country." The minister made this statement after the video conferencing with Union Power and Renewable Energy Minister Raj Kumar Singh on July 03 in Ranchi. The Chief Minister also opposed the move to privatise railway operations.
While addressing a press conference in the national capital on July 03, the national general secretary of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Arun Singh said, "Tomorrow (July 04) at 04:00 pm, a detailed presentation will be given by state party units on work done by them during lockdown. It will be telecast on Narendra Modi application and other digital platforms." "All our senior leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi will join," he added.
While speaking to ANI in Bhopal on July 03, former chief minister of Madhya Pradesh, Kamal Nath, spoke on Jyotiraditya Scindia's "tiger abhi zinda hai" remark following cabinet expansion in the state. He said, "Who is alive or who is not and who is tiger, elephant or horse, these things will be clear. 'Words of war' (muh chalaana) won't work." "Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is not an elected government. They are a government of deals (sauda). Will people going to accept them?" the former MP CM asked.
Delhi Police busted a fake salt manufacturing racket. Police have recovered over 3,000 kg of fake salt and a manufacturing machine from their possession. The police team conducted a raid at a shop and recovered 5 bags each of 50 kg and 1 bag of 13 kg of fake salt from there. Firm owner was apprehended and a criminal case under provisions of Copyright Act has been registered. The arrested accused was examined at length about source of the fake products. It was revealed that a manufacturing unit is running at village Karala. On the tip, the team acted swiftly and conducted raid at the premises and recovered the cache of fake salt and a machine.
India Meteorological Department's senior scientist, RK Jenamani on the weather conditions in Gujarat and Delhi. Jenamani said, "Gujarat will receive very heavy rainfall from July 04 and 05. Delhi will also receive rainfall on July 04." He further predicted heat wave conditions will continue in parts of west Rajasthan. IMD further said, "Heavy rainfall will continue in Mumbai. We have kept 48 hours as rain color. Mumbai is usually prone to floods when there is heavy rainfall therefore we have kept it under monitoring."
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on July 03 met the family of LNJP Hospital's Dr. Aseem Gupta who died due to COVID-19. The CM handed over a compensation amount of Rs 1 crore to his family during his visit. CM Kejriwal said, "Dr. Aseem Gupta was martyred while treating COVID-19 patients. This is a big loss for us. The way doctors, nurses and paramedical staff are saving lives of people and fighting against the virus, they are the biggest hope for people."
Aam Aadmi Party workers protested against spike in fuel prices at DDU Marg on July 01. Prices of petrol and diesel in the national capital are Rs. 80.43/litre and Rs 80.53/litre respectively. Fuel prices remained unchanged for second consecutive day on July 1. Protestors were later detained by the police.
Delhi LG Anil Baijal withdrew order of mandatory 5-day institutional quarantine for COVID-19 patients. Speaking on it, AAP leader, Raghav Chadha said, "The rollback of mandatory five day institutional quarantine by the Lt Governor of Delhi is not a matter to celebrate, the Delhi government is continuously raising the voices of people of Delhi. We continuously raised this issue before the Lt Governor of Delhi and opposed the move by stating facts. So, today the decision is taken for the public. It is not BJP vs AAP where BJP lost today and AAP won. There are three governments functional in Delhi, the central, state, and the Municipal Corporation, and all three governments should come together and fight against coronavirus.
Health Minister of Delhi, Satyendar Jain is admitted in hospital after testing positive for coronavirus. Speaking on Jain's health, Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal said, "His latest CT scan report shows that the pneumonia patches in his lungs have increased. He experienced increased giddiness and tiredness today. The advice of doctors will be followed." On AAP not being invited for all-party meeting called by PM Modi, Kejriwal said, "We stand with the country and our security forces. Strict action should be taken against China."
The Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), commented over the all-party meeting chaired by Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday to discuss the coronavirus crisis in the national capital. "At all-party meeting, it was discussed to increase 1900 beds in state government hospitals, 2000 beds in central government hospitals, 1100 in private hospitals, 8000 beds in railway coaches and 4000 beds in hotels and to increase the testing capacity to 18,000 per day from June 20," said Sanjay Singh.
The Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Sanjay Singh reacted over the visit of Union Home Minister Amit Shah visit at Delhi's Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan (LNJP) Hospital. He said that Amit Shah has today approved the work done by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for the hospital. "Union Home Minister Amit Shah asked the hospital staff to focus on work and to not pay heed to negative reports about the hospital. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has been monitoring the situation and fixing lapses and today HM approved of this. The visit was his own initiative," Sanjay Singh said while taking to ANI.
BJP leader Jyotiraditya M. Scindia on July 2 said that he does not need any certificate from Congress' Digvijaya Singh and Kamal Nath. He slammed them by saying, "The facts are before the people how they looted the state in 15 months....I want to tell them 'tiger abhi zinda hai'" Earlier in the day, 28 MLAs took oath as ministers in Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Chouhan government. BJP senior leaders Gopal Bhargava, Yashodhara Raje Scindia were among the leaders who took oath in MP cabinet. Caretaker Governor of Madhya Pradesh Anandiben Patel administered oath to BJP leaders.
The campaigning for the Delhi assembly elections is at its peak. Meanwhile, the OneIndia team reached the Burari assembly seat where it is going to be fiercely contested. Where Aam Aadmi Party, BJP-JDU..